Photo: Maxar Technologies
The American aerospace company has published satellite images of the city of Islahiye before and after the disaster.
Maxar Technologies published on Twitter satellite images of the Turkish city of Islahiye, which were taken on October 4, 2022, as well as after the earthquake on February 7, 2023.
“Our latest images of the earthquake in Turkey. Weather and cloud cover have affected the receipt of new images of the affected areas,” the report said.
The company’s photographs show the Turkish city of Islahiye a few months before and after the earthquake.
In particular, the destroyed buildings and rescue operations are visible in the photo.
Our latest images from the #earthquake in #Turkey. Weather and cloud cover have been a factor in obtaining new imagery of the affected areas. We will be releasing new imagery as we get it. Seen here is a before (Oct 4, 2022) and after (Feb 7, 2023) overview of #IslahiyeTurkey. pic.twitter.com/CAvQvjb1bZ
— Maxar Technologies (@Maxar) February 7, 2023
As you know, on February 6, two powerful earthquakes occurred in the southeast of Turkey: in the Pazardzhik region of Kahramanmarash province – a magnitude of 7.7 and in the Elbistan region of the same province – 7.6 on the Richter scale.
Against the backdrop of this disaster, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared a state of emergency for three months in 10 provinces of the country.
Later it became known that in Turkey, as a result of a series of devastating earthquakes, 4,544 people were killed, another 26,721 were injured.
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